Students research the effects of air pollution on plant life.
- Students Observe the Impact of Sulfur Dioxide Poisoning
- Instructions Included
- Effects on Marigold and Squash Seeds Apparent in One Week
- Enough Material for Repeat Exercises
- Student Copy Master Included
In this activity, students discover how sulfur dioxide, the most common air pollutant, affects the growth of squash and marigold seeds. These provided plants are both easily grown, and each type of plant reacts differently to sulfur dioxide poisoning. The effects will be evident in approximately one week.
The kit includes enough materials to perform the exercise several times, instructions, and a student copy master.